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20 Super Strange Superheroes Who You've Never Heard of

By Vadim Newquist Sep 25, 2013

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Matter Eater Lad

The DC based Matter Eater Lad is basically a human garbage disposal. He hails from planet Bismoll, whose inhabitants developed the talent for eating anything and everything after microbes rendered their normal food inedible. As a member of the Legion of Superheroes, he once saved the Earth by eating the "indestructible" Miracle Machine. We're not sure what that is, but it sure sounds delicious.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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